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Master of Divinity / Homiletics
Liberty University offers a Master of Divinity program in Homiletics for individuals who want to take on roles of ministerial leadership as part of their commitment to Christianity, the church and to others. Through the program, students will expand their biblical leadership abilities and ministry methods, as they explore homiletics to develop various styles of preaching, including the preaching of evangelism, the teaching of the Old and New Testaments, and sermons for special occasions.
The program consists of courses that emphasize pastoral leadership and development of preaching styles. Classes include Introduction to Apologetics, History of Christianity, History of Baptists, Discipleship Ministries, Spiritual Formation, Contemporary Evangelism, Global Studies Survey, Preparation of the Sermon, Theology of Pastoral Ministry, New Testament Orientation, Expository Preaching, Evangelistic Preaching, Preaching for Special Occasions, Preaching the Old Testament, and Preaching the New Testament.
Students will demonstrate the ability to represent themselves as educated professionals upon completing the course by meeting the qualifications that come with graduation. These qualifications include demonstrating a foundational knowledge of the Bible, which contributes to the formation of a Christian worldview; to demonstrate a competency in biblical education in order to become a more well-versed leader and professional; to demonstrate the skills necessary for effective oral, written and visual communication; and to demonstrate the leadership ability and professionalism appropriate for roles in ministry.
Apply online or download graduate application. Submit the application.
$50.00 Deferred application fee (Assessed during financial check in).
Fax/scan unofficial college transcripts. *Please Note* Unofficial transcripts can be used for acceptance purposes.
Send official college transcripts (a sealed, unopened copy). All official transcripts must be received by the end of the first term. If not, students will be unable to continue to register for classes.
Students must have received a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with at least a 2.0 GPA for admission in good standing.
Submit a pastoral recommendation.
Complete the seminary questionnaire by clicking the link below. Once students have clicked on the link below, type in the full Liberty University email address and login ID and type the Liberty password. Once students have logged in, please read the text and answer the questions provided. After you have answered all questions, the questionnaire will be completed.
Submit TOEFL scores for students who speak English as a second language (score of 600 paper-based test; 250 computer-based test; 100 internet-based test).
Accreditation & Licensing
Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.
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